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3rd Annual Live Fire!

The Salt Lick - Pecan Grove Pavilion

18300 Farm to Market 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619, USA

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Event Description

Join us for a FREE preview of Live Fire! this Saturday at Twin Liquors Hancock Center from 2-4pm. Enjoy bites from Chef Jeff Martinez of El Chile Cafe y Cantina, wines from our Sponsor Becker Vineyards and cocktails from Sponsor Corzo and Riunite


Experience Austin’s premier meat-centric, live-fire cooking event at the famous  Salt Lick Pecan Grove Pavilion in the Texas Hill Country with live music, premium wines, spirited cocktails, craft brews and chef mastery. A dynamic lineup of award-winning chefs are ready to battle the flames and raise funds for the Austin Food & Wine Alliance’s culinary grant program.


 Our Searing Lineup of Chefs, Beef Supremacy & Fire Mastery:

Tatsu Aikawa, Ramen Tatsu-ya (Austin, TX)

Oxtail Ramen with Beef Tongue Chashu


Jason DadyJason Dady Restaurants (San Antonio, TX)

Tongue and Cheek 


Jodi Elliott, Foreign & Domestic (Austin, TX)

In-house made desserts

Ned ElliottForeign & Domestic (Austin, TX)

Roasted Culotte of Beef with Pickled Strawberries and Ramp Consomme


Aaron FranklinFranklin Barbecue (Austin, TX)

His award-winning brisket


Jesse GriffithsDai Due (Austin, TX)

Flatiron Tacos with Carrot Top Salsa


Kristine Kittrell, Mulberry (Austin, TX)

Coconut Beef with Blistered Beans


Eric Lucus,  Whole Food Market®  (Austin, TX)

Beef Three Ways - Argentinian style


Jeff Martinez, El Chile Cafe y Cantina (Austin, TX)

Lengua de Res


Janina O'Leary, Trace (Austin, TX)

Meyer Lemon Budino and Chocolate Bourbon Smores



Rene Ortiz, Sway & La Condesa (Austin, TX and Napa, CA)

Jungle Curry made with Texas Beef, Red Chili & Coconut Cream


Jesse Perez, Arcade Midtown Kitchen (San Antonio, TX)

Matambre With Rice & Chorizo


Sonya Cote & Tink Pinkard, The Homegrown Revival (Austin, TX)

Flank Steak Roulade with Sweet Onion & Arugula


Randy Rucker, Briar and Bramble (Houston, TX)

Corned & Smoked Beef Rib with Fermented Wild Onions


Scott RobertsThe Salt Lick (Driftwood, TX)

Brisket Stuffed Mushrooms and Sliced Brisket on a Homemade Tortilla,

each paired with a local craft brew


Laura SawickiSway & La Condesa (Austin, TX and Napa, CA)

Smoked Hazelnut and Chocolate S'Mores


Josh WatkinsThe Carillon (Austin, TX)

 Beef Chuck Ribs from Richardson Farms


Thank you to Our Supporters: 

Whole Food Market®  

ABC BankAT&T Executive Education & Conference Center - Austin FOOD & WINE Festival 

Becker Vineyards - Butler WoodCorzo CultureMap Austin - Field Branding & Design - Freshpoint

Giant Noise  - Glazer'sGreenling - Hasty Bake Grills - Premiere Tents & Events 

Republic National Distributing Company  -   Texas Beef Council - Texas Monthly - The Salt Lick -  Twin Liquors


 Tickets are $75 in advance, $95 at the gate. Cash or credit at the gate.

Tickets are non-refundable. Live Fire! will happen rain or shine.

Map of Event Location
Thursday, April 25th, 2013 6:30 pm –  9:00 pm